This week was a week of art exhibit and special shop-in-shop openings. From Brooklyn and Manhattan to London and LA, see the places to hit this special Easter weekend in our list below.
WORLDWIDE: Record Store Day (Saturday, April 19)
Saturday, April 19 marks the seventh annual celebration of “bringing together fans, artists, and thousands of independent record stores across the world.” To make the day, hundreds of artists and labels release exclusive special edition titles on vinyl and other formats. Visit the Record Store Day website for a list of participating record stores across the globe.
A new “mall” of sorts has opened in Berlin. Bikini Berlin looks to reinvent West Berlin into a fresh, hip locale. The new Gestalten Pavilion, on the top floor of Bikini, has our staff in Berlin talking. The 530 square-meter space is filled with design objects and interior items alongside a wide selection of Gestalten titles. Bikini Berlin, Budapester Straße 38–50.
This is the last and largest stop in a world tour of Ai Weiwei’s work. Discover his paint-dipped antique vases and photographs on display at The Brooklyn Museum of Art through August 10. 200 Eastern Parkway.
LONDON: Chasing The Sun: OASIS 1993 – 1997 Exhibition
Relive the golden years of one of England’s greatest musical exports. Chasing The Sun: OASIS 1993 – 1997 at the Londonewcastle Project Space explores the formative years of a very dysfunctional band through music, photography and more. The exhibition runs through April 22. 28 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch. (photo credit)
Australia’s FEIT footwear line opens doors with their shop within a shop at Assembly. FEIT shoes are handmade in limited numbers from the finest leathers around and offer a take on footwear that is uniquely their own. FEIT is traditionally sold directly through their online shop; the buildout at Assembly gives you the opportunity to see them firsthand. 170 Ludlow St.
COS makes their way across America with a second installation at Opening Ceremony’s Los Angeles outpost. Like their debut showing in New York, the new pop-up showcases a selection of COS’s premium collection of men’s and womenswear. 451 North La Cienega Boulevard.